Tag: Inspur

Huazhong University of Science and Technology Crowned the ASC16 Champion

Apr 22, 2016 |

ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge 2016 (ASC16) concluded in Wuhan on April 22. The co-host Huazhong University of Science and Technology won the championship and the e Prize with its extraordinary performance. Shanghai Jiaotong University was runner-up, and Zhejiang University won the Highest Computing Award. In addition, Nanyang Technological University, Beihang University, National University of Defense Read more…

HPL Record of 12.03TFLOPS Created at ASC16

Apr 20, 2016 |

In the first day of HPL contest at the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC16) on April 20, the team from Zhejiang University achieved a floating point computation performance of 12.03TFLOPS under 3000W power constraints. This rewrote the world record of 11.92TFLOPS held by Nanyang Technological University. This record-breaking performance was achieved under a rule set Read more…

ASC16 Finals: The Competition Climax

Apr 19, 2016 |

The final round of the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge 2016 (ASC16) will be held at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan from April 18 to April 22. The 16 finalist teams will compete for the honor of being awarded the Grand Champion, Silver Winner, e-Prize, Highest LINPACK, Application Innovation and Most Popular Team. Read more…

Inspur Shares Innovative Deep Learning Technology at GTC16

Apr 18, 2016 |

Recently, the 2016 GPU Technology Conference (GTC16) was held in Silicon Valley. Inspur released the Caffe-MPI, a multi node parallel version open source framework for Deep Learning. Meanwhile, Inspur also announced its plan to launch a Deep Learning Speedup Program(DLSP), aiming at facilitating the accelerated development and efficient application of Deep Learning – from the Read more…

16 Teams Reach the ASC16 Student Supercomputer Challenge Final

Mar 18, 2016 |

On March 18, the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge 2016 (ASC16) announced the Top 16 finalists. The final round will be held at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan, China from April 18 to April 22. The competition will also feature keynote speeches from renowned supercomputer experts. Following assessment from the expert panel, the Read more…

FPGA with OpenCL Solution Released to Deep Learning

Mar 17, 2016 |

A deep learning acceleration solution based on Altera’s Arria® 10 FPGAs and DNN algorithm from iFLYTEK, an intelligent speech technology provider in China, results in Inspur with HPC heterogeneous computing application capabilities in GPU, MIC and FPGA. The deep learning speech recognition acceleration solution leverages an Altera Arria 10 FPGA, iFLYTEK’s deep neural network (DNN) Read more…

Caffe-MPI version Released to Speedup Deep Learning

Mar 16, 2016 |

Recently, the historic battle of “Google AlphaGo vs Lee Se-dol” put Deep Learning under the spotlight. Caffe is a Deep Learning Framework, nowadays one of the fastest Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN) architectures. The high-performance MPI cluster version of Caffe was released by Inspur. The company also gave out the open source code to provide Deep Read more…

ASC16 Final to Give Out Awards of Nearly $40,000

Mar 15, 2016 |

The Top16 finalists of ASC16 Student Supercomputer Challenge will be revealed on March 18 at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan, China. According to the ASC Committee, there are a total of 6 prizes worth of nearly $40,000 this year. This makes the ASC Competition the supercomputing hackathon with not only the largest Read more…

HPC: Challenges & Opportunities Workshop to Be Held during ASC16 Final

Mar 14, 2016 |

The 12th HPC Connection Workshop, an international High-Performance Computing summit, will be hosted at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan, China on April 21, 2016. The workshop will be held during the final round of the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC16) which will occur from April 18 to April 22. The HPC Connection Read more…

IDC Server Report: China Surges; IBM Power Strengthens; ARM Stumbles

Mar 11, 2016 |

Led by strong growth in China, the worldwide server market grew 5.2 percent to $15.3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015, reported market watcher IDC this week. It was the seventh consecutive quarterly (year over year) growth. Notably the high-end of the server market, typically used in the HPC world, actually fell slightly (2.3 Read more…